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InterNship at Curaçao Sea aquarium
The Queen Conch Hatchery Curacao is part of CSA and is currently on the search of
a full-time aquaculture/marine biology student for a minimum period of five
months. The focus of the Internship is to learn and experience the work inside of the
hatchery daily operation by participating in different tasks and exercises to
maintain and improve this unique facility.
Aquaculture, Marine Biology, Marine Science, Animal Husbandry, Environmental Science, Fisheries
The available projects for the internship are briefly described below.
Some of the everyday activities:
Maintaining the seawater supply system (Filters)
Properly clean and sterilize tanks and other equipment
Collecting egg masses in the dolphin pools
Daily feeding of the veliger larvae, metamorphosed conch, and juveniles
Every other day: changing water and cleaning the 500 liter veliger larvae tanks
Every other day: cleaning metamorphosed conch and juvenile trays
Once a week: cleaning metamorphosed conch and juvenile tanks
Inducing metamorphosis of the veliger larvae into small crawling snails
Carry out daily observations and measurements of the eggs, veliger larvae and meta conch
Logging all relevant information collected in specific data sheets or software
Maintenance of microalgae cultures (Under strict supervision):
Inoculating from test tubes, to Erlenmeyer’s, to carboys, to sun tubes
Counting microalgae cells, keep track of growth, record the data
Flocculation of Chaetoceros for feeding the early stage juveniles
Maintaining, cleaning, and sterilizing all equipment and working area
Preparing the food for the larger juveniles
Potential research possibilities (focused on optimizing growth and survival):
Optimize feeding of juvenile conch: maximum nutrition for limited costs
Study relation between mobility of Isochrysis and the quality of Isochrysis as food for the veliger larvae
Optimize juvenile tray culturing: tray size, stocking densities, sand quality, mesh type
Study advantages of using unfiltered water for juvenile culturing in trays/tanks
Competition and predation in the metamorphosis and juvenile tanks
Study conch behavior and translate this to optimal housing of the juveniles
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Airport and Harbour
InterNship at st.Eustatius
ABC Compas is looking for different students interested in doing an internship on the island of St. Eustatius. The internship has a duration of approximately 6 months, however this can be discussed with the management team. In St. Eustatius both the Airport and harbor fall under one directive, namely the public entity. The available projects for the internship are briefly described below.
Company: Government of St. Eustatius, Caribbean Netherlands
Department: Directive of Transport
Location: St. Eustatius, Caribbean Netherlands
Assignment for Internship only
The directive of transport is responsible for the Airport and Harbour in St. Eustatius. St. Eustatius is a public entity of the Netherlands located in the Caribbean. There are quite some developments happening and therefore we are looking for interns that are looking for a fun and challenging experience in the Caribbean. Our directive works closely with Dutch ministries (IenW, BZK & EZK), Dutch Airport/Ports/ consultancy firms and regional islands.
We are looking for interns that can assist in
1) Airport development (operations, infrastructure and services)
2) Air connectivity (case study and implementation plan/strategy)
3) Harbour development (operations, infrastructure and services)
4) Maritime connectivity (case study and further development)
Required profile of candidate
Looking for a motivated Bachelor/ Master student looking to do his internship in St. Eustatius.
Period of the internship
Preferable start date : July/August 2022
Duration : 6 Months
Remuneration : Yes
Students who are interested can send their CV and motivation letter directly to: Vishal.firstname.lastname@example.org
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